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General Data Protection Regulation

Last update: September 13, 2021

At Drata, the privacy and security of your data is our top priority. GDPR applies not only to EU-based businesses, but also to any business that controls or processes data of EU citizens. At Drata, our entire organization is hard at work ensuring that our own practices are GDPR-compliant. But equally important to us is helping you, our partners and customers, understand what the GDPR means for your businesses and build compliant processes of your own.




Individual in charge of GDPR Currently Available Ross Hosman, CISO
Data Protection Officer Currently Available Ross Hosman, CISO
Purpose of Processing Currently Available Continuous monitoring and evidence collection of security controls mapped to various compliance frameworks to streamline audit preparation and to efficiently remediate security and compliance gaps. For more details, see Drata’s Privacy Policy – How We User Your Personal Information (
Lawful Basis of Processing and Consent Currently Available Under Article 6 of GDPR (, it falls under:
  1. Consent: Via SAS Agreement and Opt-in of Terms and Conditions. Removal of consent will be done on request or via the drata Web App.
  2. Contract: Via contracts with clients which give Drata permission to manage their Data for the purpose of helping them achieve Data Privacy and Security Compliance.
  3. Legitimate Interest: It is in the legitimate interest of clients to share their data with Drata for the purpose of helping them achieve Data Privacy and Security Compliance.
For more information, see the Drata Privacy Policy ( – “GDPR Notice” section
Withdrawal of consent (or opt out) Currently Available For Users, withdrawal of consent or opting out after initial consent/opt-in will be able available via the webapp ( For Visitors, opting out can be done by emailing [email protected]
Cookie Policy Currently Available Cookie Policy
Deletion Policy Currently Available Deletion of data for clients is available when terminating a contract. Data Deletion on the website ( for visitors can be done by contacting [email protected]
Data Access / Modification / Portability Currently Available Users can Access, Modify and Download their data directly from the Web App. Visitors can request a copy or update of their data by emailing [email protected]
Data Protection Info Currently Available Drata deploys and maintains a single tenant Database architecture, alongside best industry practices in security attested to in a SOC 2 Type 2 report covering security, confidentiality, availability, and processing integrity.
Notification of Data Breach Currently Available Drata’s data breach notification process is outlined within its Incident Response Policy, and made available upon request.
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